Mangorei School Taranaki

Principal U5

Primary and intermediate (Years 1–8) / kura tuatahi, Principal

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts

Listed 11:11 am 19 August 2019
Closes 4pm 16 September 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9x0K

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced, progressive educational leader to join our school. This is a rare opportunity for the right person to lead a high-performing full primary (Y1–8) school supported by a strong, vibrant community in the heart of Taranaki.

With a roll of 341, our ‘city school with a country heart’ emphasises collaborative relationships and has an innovative curriculum. Supported by talented, hard-working staff, our students enjoy a huge range of opportunities. We live our vision that: 'Through key partnerships our school students will become confident, connected, actively involved and lifelong learners.'

Our school, on the south side of New Plymouth, includes students from the Highlands Park suburb and nearby country areas. We are fortunate to have 29 different cultures represented at our school and Māori students make up 15% of the roll. We are well-resourced with an established, high-performing staff and senior leadership team, strong governance and an active PTA. We provide a caring, supportive learning environment for all and place a strong emphasis on student leadership.

We are seeking a principal who is:

  • A passionate, visionary leader with the drive to build on the achievements and direction of a full primary school
  • An experienced educational leader with a strong track record of staff and student leadership and community engagement
  • A leader who views wellbeing as a collective and individual responsibility and can engage in a range of practices to foster hauora
  • A leader who celebrates the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi
  • A strong communicator and innovative thinker with a commitment to continuous improvement and lifelong learning
  • Someone with a collaborative leadership style that empowers staff to develop an innovative curriculum that enhances student achievement for all learners.

How to apply

Please view the application pack on our school website for full details. Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

Andrew Moffat, Board Chairperson
(027) 838 6525

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1H9x0K

Listed 11:11 am 19 August 2019
Closes 4pm 16 September 2019

School details

Mangorei School

Type: Full Primary
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 10
Roll: 339

School number: 2189
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Physical address:
502 Mangorei Road, Highlands Park, New Plymouth

Postal Address:
502 Mangorei Road, Highlands Park, New Plymouth, 4312